Commemoration of Hiroshima & Nagasaki, Sun, Aug 6, Columbia, SC

Join us next Sunday August 6th in remembering #Hiroshima and renewing our commitment to work toward a more peaceful world where nuclear weapons will never be used again. Featuring music, poetry, dance, and children’s activities including making origami peace cranes. 2:30pm-4:30pm at Edventure’s Canal Room, 211 Gervais St. FREE.
Sponsored by Carolina Peace and the Columbia Friends Meeting (Quakers)
More details: https://www.facebook.com/events/204584853388254/

Augusta, GA: Film “NUCLEAR SAVAGE: The Islands of Secret Project 4.1,” Tue, Sep 13, 7 pm

doctor examines nuclear savage childThe Central Savannah River Area Peace Alliance invites the public to a screening of Adam Horiwitz‘s documentary NUCLEAR SAVAGE: The Islands of Secret Project 4.1 on Tuesday, September 13 at 7 pm at the Wallace Branch Library at 1237 Laney Walker Blvd in Augusta, Georgia. Admission is free. Continue reading “Augusta, GA: Film “NUCLEAR SAVAGE: The Islands of Secret Project 4.1,” Tue, Sep 13, 7 pm”

July 13 Telebriefing on EPA Proposal to Increase Levels of Radiation Allowed in Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has quietly proposed to raise the allowable levels of radioactivity in drinking water a nuclear incident to hundreds of times their current limits. If this guidance goes through, EPA’s action will allow people to drink water with concentrations of radioactivity at vastly higher levels. — Read more

Hiroshima Vigil, Columbia, SC, Aug 6, 7 pm

On August 6, 2016, the 71st anniversary of the detonation of the first atomic bomb over Hiroshima, attend a peace vigil at 7:00 PM at Columbia Friends Meeting, 120 Pisgah Church Road, Columbia, SC 29203. We are planting a peace pole. This event is open to the public. It is a free interfaith memorial. Prayers from faith groups over the city have been asked to contribute. Anyone with an interest should call (803) 237-2656 or contact Harry Rogers at harryrogers “at” carolinapeace.org

Every time we take a peaceful step, the world changes.

2015 Events Marking Hiroshima & Nagasaki 70th Anniversary

COLUMBIA, SC:

Hiroshima Vigil

featuring Morihiko Nakahara of the SC Philharmonic

THURSDAY August 6th 7PM

Columbia Museum of Art, Auditorium

1515 Main St. Columbia, SC

An hour-long reflective vigil marking the 70th anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and calling for nuclear disarmament.  Featuring a string quartet directed by Morihiko Nakahara of the SC Philharmonic.

Free and open to the public.

RSVP/Share on Facebook:

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Origami crane making, posters from the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, light refreshments and peace organization tabling inside the Columbia Museum of Art before and after the vigil during First Thursday.

SPONSORED By

Carolina Peace Resource Center and  Columbia Friends Meeting -Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)

More Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemorations in North Charleston, Greer, and Rock Hill, SC.  Details here…

 

COLUMBIA, SC:

Hiroshima Vigils 2015

featuring Morihiko Nakahara of the SC Philharmonic

THURSDAY August 6th 7PM Continue reading “2015 Events Marking Hiroshima & Nagasaki 70th Anniversary”

Hiroshima Day Vigil Aug 6th & Art Exhibit

Hiroshima Day Vigil

WEDNESDAY August 6th, 6PM

Tapp’s on Main, 1644 Main St.

Commemorating the victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and calling for nuclear disarmament and abolition.  Featuring a screening of the short film “Witness to Hiroshima,” music and reflection in memoriam of the residents of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Followed by a preview of the “Hiroshima: Never Forget” art exhibit.

Co-sponsored by the Carolina Peace Resource Center and the Columbia Society of Friends (Quakers)

RSVP/Share on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/905621932786705/

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“Hiroshima: Never Forget” Art Exhibit

August 7th-August 30th

Tapp’s on Main, 1644 Main St.

Featuring art from Jeri Burdick, Susan Lenz,  Sean McGuinness (That Godzilla Guy),  Kimi Maeda. and others, posters from the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and the short film “Witness to Hiroshima.” Runs August 7th through August 31st.

 

Hiroshima Day Vigil

WEDNESDAY August 6th, 6PM

Tapp’s on Main, 1644 Main St.

Commemorating the victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and calling for nuclear disarmament and abolition.  Featuring a screening of the short film “Witness to Hiroshima,” music and reflection in memoriam of the residents of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Followed by a preview of the “Hiroshima: Never Forget” art exhibit.

Co-sponsored by the Carolina Peace Resource Center and the Columbia Society of Friends (Quakers)

RSVP/Share on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/905621932786705/

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“Hiroshima: Never Forget” Art Exhibit

August 7th-August 30th

Tapp’s on Main, 1644 Main St.

Featuring art from Jeri Burdick, Susan Lenz,  Sean McGuinness (That Godzilla Guy),  Kimi Maeda. and others, posters from the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and the short film “Witness to Hiroshima.” Runs August 7th through August 31st.

 

 

OPENING First Thursday Aug 7th the public is invited to handcraft origami peace cranes, for all ages.. 5:30 pm till closing.

For more info, http://www.tappsartscenter.com/

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to help table/fold peace cranes in shifts from 5pm to 10pm

Contact David, david @ carolinapeace.org with your availability.

 

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Hiroshima Day Vigil TUES Aug 6th @ the Statehouse

Hiroshima Day Vigil

TUES Aug 6th, 7PM

Statehouse Steps

Columbia, SC (Main & Gervais)

Remember Hiroshima and call for nuclear disarmament.

We still live in the shadow of the bomb.

Presentations by

* Tom Clements- THE MOX PROGRAM AND TRITIUM PRODUCTION AT SRS

* Susan Corbett – THE DEPT. OF ENERGY AND BUDGETING FOR THE B61 BOMB


RSVP/Share on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/483003928441772/


Organized by Carolina Peace and the Columbia Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends

 

Hiroshima Day Vigil

TUES Aug 6th, 7PM

Statehouse Steps

Columbia, SC (Main & Gervais)

Remember Hiroshima and call for nuclear disarmament.

We still live in the shadow of the bomb.

Presentations by

* Tom Clements- THE MOX PROGRAM AND TRITIUM PRODUCTION AT SRS

* Susan Corbett – THE DEPT. OF ENERGY AND BUDGETING FOR THE B61 BOMB


RSVP/Share on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/483003928441772/


Organized by Carolina Peace and the Columbia Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends

 

 

 

 

Gaffney Hearing on Nuclear Permit this THURS April 4th

 

DHEC Wastewater Permit Hearing

for WS Lee Nuclear Station

THURS April 4th

Restoration Church International

1905 N. Limestone Street, Gaffney, SC 29340

6PM DHEC Presentation/Q&A.7PM Hearing & Comments

NPDES Permit hearing for nuclear wastewater discharge into the Broad River for Duke Energy’s two proposed reactors at WS Lee Nuclear Station in Gaffney, SC.

More info: http://www.scdhec.gov/environment/water/docs/PN_npdes_13-031.pdf

Carpooling from Columbia to Gaffney, SC to attend hearing:

Contact David, info @ carolinapeace.org or 803-215-3263

Submit Written Comments by FRI April 19th:

 

HOW TO COMMENT? Provide comments at the hearing or give DHEC written comments no later than close of business Friday, April 19, 2013. Forward comments to Randy Thompson (note notice # 13-031-H): SCDHEC/Bureau of Water, 2600 Bull Street, Columbia, SC 29201 or Randy.Thompson@ dhec.sc.gov.

 

DHEC Wastewater Permit Hearing

for WS Lee Nuclear Station

THURS April 4th

Restoration Church International

1905 N. Limestone Street, Gaffney, SC 29340

6PM DHEC Presentation/Q&A.7PM Hearing & Comments

NPDES Permit hearing for nuclear wastewater discharge into the Broad River for Duke Energy’s two proposed reactors at WS Lee Nuclear Station in Gaffney, SC.

More info: http://www.scdhec.gov/environment/water/docs/PN_npdes_13-031.pdf

Carpooling from Columbia to Gaffney, SC to attend hearing:

Contact David, info @ carolinapeace.org or 803-215-3263

Submit Written Comments by FRI April 19th:

 

HOW TO COMMENT? Provide comments at the hearing or give DHEC written comments no later than close of business Friday, April 19, 2013. Forward comments to Randy Thompson (note notice # 13-031-H): SCDHEC/Bureau of Water, 2600 Bull Street, Columbia, SC 29201 or Randy.Thompson@ dhec.sc.gov.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two Years After Fukushima: Panel at USC TUES Mar 26th

Two Years After Fukushima: the Environmental and Political Impacts

TUES Mar 26th, 7PM

USC, Green Quad Learning Center

(Wheat & Sumter St. Entrance off of Sumter St between building. Look for sign that reads West Quad-Sustainable Learning Center)

Panel featuring:

Dr. Jeff Patterson, President, Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) www.psr.org

Dr. Timothy Mousseau, biologist at USC and expert on environmental effects of Chernobyl & Fukushima.

Mary Olson, Nuclear Information Research Service (NIRS) www.nirs.org

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Carolina Peace Resource Center

RSVP/Share on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/605116326168994/

David Culp of FCNL Speaks on Nuclear Disarmament this FRI Feb 15th

“Effective Lobbying and Nuclear Disarmament”

with David Culp of the Friends Committtee on National Legislation (FCNL)

FRI Feb 15th, 1PM

USC,  Green Quad Learning Center, West Quad-Building D, 1216 Wheat St. (Sumter & Wheat St.)

(Entrance off of  Sumter St. between buildings, look for sign on Sumter St. that reads “West Quad-D  Center for Sustainable Learning” )

David Culp is the FCNL Legislative Representative focusing on Nuclear Disarmament legislation. David has 15 years experience on nuclear arms control and disarmament legislation. He was instrumental in the passage of the nuclear testing moratorium in 1992; the ratification of the Chemical Weapons Convention in 1997; and the defeat of a new nuclear warhead, or nuclear “bunker buster” in 2004. He is one of six registered lobbyists on nuclear disarmament on Capitol Hill.

RSVP/Share on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/260201997445761/

About David Culp: http://fcnl.org/about/who/staff/david_culp/

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“Effective Lobbying and Nuclear Disarmament”

with David Culp of the Friends Committtee on National Legislation (FCNL)

FRI Feb 15th, 1PM

USC,  Green Quad Learning Center, West Quad-Building D, 1216 Wheat St. (Sumter & Wheat St.)

(Entrance off of  Sumter St. between buildings, look for sign on Sumter St. that reads “West Quad-D  Center for Sustainable Learning” )

David Culp is the FCNL Legislative Representative focusing on Nuclear Disarmament legislation. David has 15 years experience on nuclear arms control and disarmament legislation. He was instrumental in the passage of the nuclear testing moratorium in 1992; the ratification of the Chemical Weapons Convention in 1997; and the defeat of a new nuclear warhead, or nuclear “bunker buster” in 2004. He is one of six registered lobbyists on nuclear disarmament on Capitol Hill.

RSVP/Share on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/260201997445761/

About David Culp: http://fcnl.org/about/who/staff/david_culp/

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